Actuarial Theory and Practice A - ACTL4001

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: School of Risk and Actuarial Studies

Course Outline: ACTL4001 Course Outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite:(ECON1102 and ACCT1511 and FINS1613 and ACTL2102) PLUS (prerequisite 2 courses out of ACTL3141, ACTL3151, ACTL3162 and ACTL3182) PLUS (prerequisite/co-requisite: ACTL3141 and ACTL3151) PLUS program overall WAM of 60.

Equivalent: ACTL5100

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course develops the theory and practice underlying the actuarial management of risk-based and other products offered by financial institutions. The course draws examples from actuarial practice and discusses implications for life insurance, general insurance, superannuation, asset-liability management and other areas where actuaries are involved in product design, pricing, reserving, investment and surplus management. The course emphasises recent developments in actuarial theory.
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